FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., April 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --
SEMCO ENERGY, Inc. (NYSE: SEN) today announced the appointment of Mark T.
Prendeville as Vice President and Corporation General Counsel. He replaces
Arnold R. (Bud) Madigan, who is retiring from SEMCO ENERGY April 30.
Prendeville joined SEMCO ENERGY in 2000 as Manager of Labor and Employee
Relations for SEMCO ENERGY GAS COMPANY, and is now the Corporation Labor and
Employment Counsel. SEMCO ENERGY GAS COMPANY is the Company's natural gas
distribution division in Michigan. Prior to joining SEMCO ENERGY, he was
General Counsel for an automotive supplier.
Marcus Jackson, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of SEMCO
ENERGY, Inc., made the announcement.
"Mark Prendeville has an outstanding professional record during almost 20
years in the Labor Relations field. Having worked closely with Mr. Madigan,
the outgoing General Counsel, Mr. Prendeville's familiarity with Corporate
legal issues, and his working relationship with me, the Board of Directors and
the management team assures the desired continuity of a smooth transition,"
Prendeville has a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from
Michigan State University and earned his Law degree from Michigan State
University - Detroit College of Law. He is a member of the State Bar of
Michigan and the American Corporate Counsel Association.
SEMCO ENERGY, Inc. distributes natural gas to more than 367,000 customers
combined in Michigan, as SEMCO ENERGY GAS COMPANY, and in Alaska, as ENSTAR
Natural Gas Company. It owns and operates businesses involved in natural gas
pipeline construction services, propane distribution, intrastate pipelines and
natural gas storage in various regions of the United States. In addition, it
provides information technology and outsourcing services, specializing in the
mid-range computer market.
SOURCE SEMCO ENERGY, Inc.